[Bug 473562] New: Replace bitstream-vera dependencies with dejavu dependencies

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Summary: Replace bitstream-vera dependencies with dejavu dependencies


           Summary: Replace bitstream-vera dependencies with dejavu
           Product: Fedora
           Version: rawhide
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: medium
          Priority: medium
         Component: e16-docs
        AssignedTo: terjeros at phys.ntnu.no
        ReportedBy: nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net
         QAContact: extras-qa at fedoraproject.org
                CC: terjeros at phys.ntnu.no, wart at kobold.org,
                    fedora-fonts-bugs-list at redhat.com, atorkhov at gmail.com
            Blocks: 446451
    Classification: Fedora

Bitstream Vera has long been deprecated in Fedora in favour of DejaVu, which is
a community fork and extension of the Bitsream release. The majority of users
will have DejaVu installed on system and pulling Vera in is a waste of

For Fedora 11, please consider changing the e16-docs deps on
bitstream-vera-fonts to one or several of:


Nowadays LGC is only installed for special cases, and people use the full
version of the fonts.


The compat packages are transitory and will be gone in F12

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